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Psychology at The Blandford School

Course description

Psychology is the study of human behaviour. Are you interested in:  Why people are different to each other  How to motivate people  How to help people with problems  How the brain works  Theoretical debate  Testing ideas.

Course content

During the first year course you will study: Critical issues around Cognitive development, and social influences on behaviour. You also consider the methodology used in psychological research. For the second unit key psychological theories, such as the Psychodynamic approach, will be examined along with physiological theory. During the second year course you will study: Criminal and Child Psychology, issues within psychology and clinical psychology. Methodological issues will also be considered in this unit.

Entry requirements

A minimum GCSE English grade of B is required for this course.

Future opportunities

Leading to a career in:  Clinical psychology  Work related Psychology  Educational Psychology  Sports Psychology  Forensic Psychology  The youth service  The probation service.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Blandford School directly.

Last updated date: 01 September 2016
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